Lariana Forsythe

CEO of
CASA (Community Action Stops Abuse)

Favorite Quote

Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway. – Eleanor Roosevelt

About Lariana Forsythe

Lariana Forsythe joined CASA as its CEO in June of 2017, relocating to the Pinellas County area. She has more than 20 years of nonprofit experience with the Boys & Girls Clubs, National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Special Olympics. Ms. Forsythe has held a variety of roles within these organizations, most recently serving as the VP/CDO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix.

Ms. Forsythe earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University, and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive.

She was named Business Woman of the Year in 2018 by the Tampa Bay Business Journal, and currently serves on the St. Anthony’s Hospital’s Mission Integration and Community Affairs Committee and as a board member for Generations for the Arts. In addition, Lariana serves as a 2019 SPCA Tampa Bay Ambassador.